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To Bolster Grassroots Groups' Demands for Climate Action, Philanthropists Raise $600,000 for Extinction Rebellion and School Strikers
"Our climate crisis demands a new paradigm, requiring the phasing out of fossil fuel infrastructure, the phasing in of non-fossil energy sources, and large-scale removal of carbon from the atmosphere."
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We realized that, to be successful, we needed to systematically confront the instruments used to sustain the dominance of fossil fuels. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Views
The Climate Movement: What's Next?
We must use this moment as crucial leverage to push the planet in a new direction. If we succeed, then we have risen to the greatest crisis humans have ever faced and shown that the big brain was a useful evolutionary adaptation.
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Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees 'Overwhelmingly' Among Most Effective—and Cheapest—Solutions to Climate Emergency: Study
"We have solutions ready to go; we're just missing the political will to act."
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Greta Thunberg Thanks OPEC Chief for Suggesting Climate Campaigners Pose 'Greatest Threat' to Oil Sector
"Our biggest compliment yet!"
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Because 'This Is a Public Health Crisis,' Pennsylvania Gov. Urged to Investigate Link Between Fracking and Childhood Cancers
"Fracking presents clear threats to our drinking water, our air quality, and to the health and safety of residents in these sacrifice zones."
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'Single Most Important Stat on the Planet': Alarm as Atmospheric CO2 Soars to 'Legit Scary' Record High
"We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases."
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"We're Stepping Up—Join Us": Climate Leaders Answer Youth School Strikers' Call for Global Action
"There's something fundamentally undignified about leaving our troubles to school kids to resolve. It's time for the elders to act like elders."
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 ‘We are the people who happen to be alive at the moment when our choices will determine the future for thousands of years’. (Photo: Stéphane Mahé/Reuters)  Views
We’re Stepping Up—Join Us For a Day to Halt This Climate Crisis
We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our future
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Indigenous Australians File Landmark Human Rights Claim With UN Over Government's Inaction on Climate Crisis
"The Torres Strait Islands have been settled for millennia, but if the Australian government continues on its present course they may not last the century."
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Latest 'Wake-Up Call' of Climate Emergency as Historic Cyclone Hits Still Reeling Mozambique
As aid groups call for global assistance, campaigner says unfolding disaster "is a tragedy that points to the bigger crisis that humanity is faced with."
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